Rana Daggubati: News

Predominantly known for his work in Telugu movies, Rana Daggubati, is an actor, producer, entrepreneur, and visual effects co-ordinator in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil cinema. Born in Chennai in 1984, he did his schooling in Chennai and Hyderabad. Grandson of noted Telugu producer D Ramanaidu and the son of filmmaker D Suresh Babu, Daggubati made his debut in the Tollywood industry in 2010 with 'Leader'. Notably, his first Telugu film became one of the highest-grossing movies of the industry and helped him bag the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut—South. In the following year, he made a debut in Bollywood with the film 'Dum Maaro Dum' opposite Bipasha Basu. He was yet again conferred the Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut for his Bollywood debut. In the same year, he was seen in the Telugu 'Nenu Naa Rakshasi', which was a huge box-office bomb. After giving several movies over the next three years, he was seen in 'Baahubali: The Beginning', playing the antagonist. 'Baby', 'Ghazi', and 'Baahubali 2' are also among the highest-grossing films of Daggubati. He is the head of Ramanaidu Studios, one of the largest production houses in India. In August 2020, Daggubati tied the knot with interior designer Miheeka Bajaj.

28 Apr 2024

Upcoming Movies

Rana Daggubati, Jhanvi Narang announce new film starring Priyadarshi

Sree Venkateswara Cinemas LLP (SVCLLP) and Rana Daggubati's Spirit Media jointly announced their ninth film production on Sunday.

21 Apr 2024

Tovino Thomas

Rana Daggubati-Tinkle Comics unveil 'Minnal Murali': Indian superhero graphic novel

Spirit Media, led by Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati, has collaborated with Tinkle Comics to launch a graphic novel based on the Indian superhero Minnal Murali.

16 Apr 2024


Rana Daggubati to play tech-savvy villain in 'Vettaiyan'? Find out

Superstar Rajinikanth is currently preparing for his much-awaited film Vettaiyan, which has already sparked significant excitement on social media following the release of its initial teaser in January.

09 Apr 2024


Dino Morea joins 'Rana Naidu S02' as police officer: Report

Acclaimed actor Dino Morea, known for his performances in films like Raaz and Aksar, is set to join the cast of the highly-anticipated second season of the drama series Rana Naidu.

19 Mar 2024

Amazon Prime Video

'Arabia Kadali,' 'The Rana Connection': Prime Video's 2024 South lineup

On Tuesday, Amazon Prime Video announced an impressive array of original films and series for their South India portfolio at an annual event.

28 Jan 2024


Rajinikanth to resume filming 'Vettaiyan': Everything to know

Superstar Rajinikanth, who is currently busy shooting Vettaiyan under Jai Bhim director TJ Gnanavel, is gearing up for the film's next schedule.

15 Jan 2024

Tamil Cinema

'Vettaiyan's first look poster unveiled, fans are excited

The highly anticipated Tamil film Vettaiyan, directed by TJ Gnanavel and starring Rajinikanth, has unveiled its first look poster, generating a wave of excitement among fans.

14 Dec 2023

Fitness and Health

Happy birthday, Rana Daggubati! Revealing the stud's fitness secrets

Besides his acting prowess, Rana Daggubati also garners attention for his fitness and health.

14 Dec 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Rana Daggubati: Must-watch Hindi titles of 'Baahubali' actor

Actor-turned-producer Rana Daggubati became a pan-India sensation after he played the antagonist Bhallaladeva in the blockbuster Baahubali franchise.

13 Dec 2023

OTT releases

Netflix viewership: 'Rana Naidu' most-watched Indian content; full list inside

The OTT giant Netflix recently unveiled its comprehensive viewership report titled, What We Watched: A Netflix Engagement Report, set to be released twice a year.

04 Oct 2023

Tamil Cinema

Rajinikanth's 'Thalaivar 170' goes on floors in Kerala

Megastar Rajinikanth is basking in the glory of Jailer. For the last few days, Lyca Productions have been unveiling the cast members of the actor's next film, Thalaivar 170.

03 Oct 2023

Tamil Cinema

Fahadh Faasil joins Rajinikanth's 'Thalaivar 170'

Lyca Productions is on a roll!

03 Oct 2023

Tamil Cinema

Official! Rana Daggubati roped in for Rajinikanth's 'Thalaivar 170'

Ever since reports of Rajinikanth's Thalaivar 170 started making rounds, the impending star-studded cast has been the talk of Tinseltown.

02 Oct 2023

Tamil Cinema

Dushara Vijayan to star alongside Rajinikanth in 'Thalaivar 170'

Dushara Vijayan is set to join the cast of Rajinikanth's much-awaited film, Thalaivar 170.

15 Sep 2023

South Indian Cinema

SIIMA 2023: Rana-Mrunal to host the ceremony; streaming details out

The South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) is back with its 11th edition, honoring the best talent in the Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada movie industries.

05 Sep 2023

Tamil Cinema

#Thalaivar170: Rana Daggubati, Manju Warrier join Rajinikanth starrer

Megastar Rajinikanth is currently basking in the success of Jailer. The action thriller has surpassed the Rs. 600 crore mark globally. The buzz surrounding his next titled Thalaivar 170 is quite high. Now, a new report suggests that the makers have roped in two known faces in the film.

19 Aug 2023

Dulquer Salmaan

Rana Daggubati-Sonam Kapoor Ahuja controversy: Dulquer Salmaan reacts

Rana Daggubati and Sonam Kapoor Ahuja have been embroiled in an alleged controversy involving Dulquer Salmaan.

27 Jul 2023

OTT releases

OTT: Nikhil Siddhartha's 'Spy' is streaming now

Nikhil Siddhartha is one of the most known faces of Telugu films, especially after the humongous success of Karthikeya 2.

26 Jul 2023

Telugu Films

Rana Daggubati's 'Hiranyakashyap' concept teaser is out

Rana Daggubati is one of the most known faces of Indian cinema, especially after the success of Baahubali. Recently, at the San Diego Comic-Con, he announced his upcoming project titled Hiranyakashyap, based on the evergreen Amar Chitra Katha comics.

20 Jul 2023


'Hiranyakashyap': Director Gunasekhar takes a dig at Rana Daggubati-Trivikram collaboration

Actor Rana Daggubati is set to unveil one of his most-anticipated projects with director Trivikram at the San Diego Comic-Con, Hiranyakashyap backed by his production banner.

19 Jul 2023


Comic-Con: Rana Daggubati to unveil 'Hiranyakashyap,' many more projects

San Diego Comic-Con is set to be a big event for India. Project K is in the buzz but now, Telugu star Rana Daggubati is also set to unveil some projects across films, TV, and comic books. These will be a part of his production house Spirit Media.

29 Jun 2023

Telugu Films

'Spy' not to create any controversy: Nikhil Siddhartha

Nikhil Siddhartha is one of the budding pan-India stars who is carving his niche in Telugu films. The actor's recently released film Karthikeya 2 was loved by viewers all over the country.

17 May 2023


If not SRK, these actors can lead 'Don 3'

There's some good and bad news. Farhan Akhtar's directorial franchise Don has been brought back for a third installment but sans Shah Rukh Khan. Gossip mills are abuzz that Khan has opted out of the franchise.

19 Apr 2023

OTT releases

'Rana Naidu' Season 2: Things to expect from the sequel

The Indian adaptation of Ray Donovan, Rana Naidu has been renewed for a sequel. Starring the real-life uncle-nephew duo of Venkatesh Daggubati and Rana Daggubati, the Netflix series was at the top spot of most watched shows in India for three consecutive weeks.

15 Apr 2023

Venkatesh Daggubati

'Saindhav's female lead announced: Everything about Venkatesh Daggubati's actioner film

Telugu superstar Venkatesh Daggubati's landmark 75th film, titled Saindhav, is slated to hit theaters on December 22.

10 Mar 2023

OTT releases

OTT weekend watchlist: Movies and series that you can binge-watch

It is summertime, and the temperature on several OTT platforms is rising with the release of new and fresh movies and series.

09 Mar 2023

OTT releases

'Rana Naidu': Everything to know before Venkatesh-Rana Daggubati series premiere

Tollywood fans are excited to watch Venkatesh Daggubati star alongside his nephew, Rana Daggubati, in the upcoming web series Rana Naidu.

16 Feb 2023

OTT releases

'Nijam with Smita': All about SonyLIV's latest celebrity talk show

Celebrity talk shows are often interesting as it brings forward some interesting episodes of a star's life. From the West to here in India, these talk shows have found great popularity among the audience.

16 Feb 2023


'Rana Naidu' trailer promises intense battle between Venkatesh-Rana Daggubati

Several months after its announcement at the Netflix Tudum event, the trailer of Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh Daggubati starrer crime-action series Rana Naidu is finally out!

12 Feb 2023


Rana Daggubati, father Suresh Babu named in alleged land-grabbing case

Actor Rana Daggubati and his father, producer D Suresh Babu, have reportedly landed in legal trouble after a Hyderabad-based businessman named Pramod Kumar filed an alleged land-grabbing case against them.

30 Jun 2022


Rana Daggubati, Sai Pallavi's 'Virata Parvam' OTT details out!

Telugu film Virata Parvam starring Rana Daggubati and Sai Pallavi in the lead roles is set to get a digital release.

18 Jun 2022

Nandita Das

'Virata Parvam' review: Sai Pallavi makes it a must-watch

Sai Pallavi and Rana Daggubati's latest Telugu film Virata Parvam hit the big screens on Friday.

15 Jun 2022

Social Media

Why is Sai Pallavi trending on social media?

During a promotional activity for her upcoming film Virata Parvam, South Indian actor Sai Pallavi spoke about the importance of supporting the oppressed.

06 Jun 2022

Nandita Das

5 takeaways from Rana Daggubati, Sai Pallavi's 'Virata Parvam' trailer

After a long wait, the makers of Rana Daggubati and Sai Pallavi's upcoming film Virata Parvam released its trailer on Sunday.

31 May 2022

Nandita Das

'Virata Parvam': Rana Daggubati, Sai Pallavi-starrer gets new release date

Fans of actor Rana Daggubati are in for a treat!

07 Apr 2022

Non-Fungible Tokens

All we know about Rana Daggubati's metaverse firm, Ikonz

Metaverse is all the rage right now.

25 Feb 2022

Pawan Kalyan

'Bheemla Nayak' feels different from 'Ayyappanum Koshiyum' but has similarities

Telugu film Bheemla Nayak finally hit the theaters on February 25 (Friday).

22 Feb 2022

Pawan Kalyan

'Bheemla Nayak': What we know of Pawan Kalyan-Rana Daggubati's film?

Bheemla Nayak releases on February 25 and before that, makers dropped its trailer on Monday late evening.

18 Feb 2022

Pawan Kalyan

'Bheemla Nayak' to stream on this OTT platform post-theatrical release?

Even before its theatrical release on February 25, reports about Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati-led Bheemla Nayak's OTT premiere are all over the internet.

16 Feb 2022

Pawan Kalyan

Pawan Kalyan-led 'Bheemla Nayak' sets box office clash with 'Ghani'

Bheemla Nayak finally gets a release date!

05 Jan 2022

Telugu Films

In making since years, Rana Daggubati's '1945' finally getting released

Rana Daggubati has a long list of films waiting for release.

03 Jan 2022

Sai Pallavi

'Virata Parvam': Sai Pallavi's poster is both beautiful and intense

Rana Daggubati gave a gift to his fans on New Year.

14 Dec 2021

Telugu Films

'Virata Parvam': Rana Daggubati-Sai Pallavi's stellar chemistry amid rousing speech

On Rana Daggubati's birthday, makers of his upcoming film Virata Parvam released a short teaser.

06 Dec 2021

Pawan Kalyan

'Bheemla Nayak's 'Adavi Thalli Maata' review: Strong lyrics, minimalistic music

The fourth single from Pawan Kalyan's Bheemla Nayak was shared recently.

22 Sep 2021


Rana Daggubati and uncle Venkatesh to star in Netflix series

Netflix is churning out an Indian adaptation of the popular American crime drama series Ray Donovan.

ED summons Rakul Preet Singh, Ravi Teja and Rana Daggubati

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to top Telugu stars and director in a four-year-old drugs case.

30 Jul 2021

Pooja Hegde

Celebrate Makar Sankranti 2022 with Prabhas, Mahesh Babu, Pawan Kalyan's movies

Next year's Makar Sankranti (or Sankranthi in South) will see a literal Clash of the Titans, as several high-budget Telugu films will release that day.

21 Apr 2021

John Abraham

John Abraham backing Malayalam hit thriller, 'Ayyappanum Koshiyum' Hindi remake

John Abraham will be bankrolling the Hindi remake of the hit Malayalam movie Ayyappanum Koshiyum under his JA Entertainment banner.

25 Mar 2021

COVID-19 India

'Haathi Mere Saathi': Hindi version postponed due to COVID-19 surge

Makers of Haathi Mere Saathi have decided to postpone the release of the Hindi version of the multilingual film in view of the rising COVID-19 cases in the northern markets.

31 May 2020


Rana Daggubati, Miheeka Bajaj to tie the knot in August

Telugu movie star Rana Daggubati took his fans by surprise as he announced his engagement with girlfriend Miheeka Bajaj, earlier this month.

13 May 2020


Who is Miheeka Bajaj, actor Rana Daggubati's fiancé?

We know it will break your heart but we need to say it: Rana Daggubati is taken!

25 Jul 2019


Who's this mystery girl with Aryan Khan in viral picture?

Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan, who recently impressed all with his voice-over skills in The Lion King, is back in news.

23 Jul 2019

Shah Rukh Khan

Aryan Khan to make big screen debut with Prabhas-starrer 'Hiranyakashipu'?

After impressing audiences with his voice-over skills in the recently released The Lion King, Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan will now be turning to the big screen.

17 Dec 2018

Karan Johar

On Koffee-couch, Rajamouli shows how KJo pouts, leaves everyone laughing

Karan Johar's popular talk show Koffee With Karan is a televised social hub of the film fraternity, and we love to watch the little gupshups among our favorite superstars.

01 Nov 2018


Rana Daggubati excited to replace Nana Patekar in 'Housefull 4'

Nana Patekar's exit from 'Housefull 4' last month created a buzz in the B-town.

25 Oct 2018

South Indian Cinema

Rana Daggubati, Bejoy Nambiar join MAMI board of trustees

The 20th edition of Jio MAMI Mumbai Festival has added southern star Rana Daggubati and filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar to its board of trustees.

13 May 2018

Ram Charan

Casting couch: Ram Charan breaks silence on Sri Reddy controversy

Telugu superstar Ram Charan, who is currently basking in the success of his last release 'Rangasthalam', has finally put across his viewpoint about the ongoing casting couch debate.

Casting-couch: MAA gives in, withdraws the ban on Sri Reddy

After the National Human Rights Commission slapped notices on the Telangana government and the Information and Broadcasting Ministry regarding the practice of casting couch in Tollywood, the Movie Artists Association (MAA) has lifted the ban on Sri Reddy.

11 Apr 2018


Actress Sri Reddy accuses Daggubati's brother of sexually exploiting her

In a startling revelation, Telugu actress Sri Reddy has alleged that the man who had demanded sexual favors from her is Baahubali star Rana Daggubati's brother Abhiram Daggubati.

03 Apr 2018


Telugu film 'C/O Kancharapalem' finds a taker in Rana Daggubati

Rana Daggubati has announced his association with the highly acclaimed Telugu film 'C/O Kancharapalem'.

26 Mar 2018


Avengers: Infinity War's Telugu version to feature Rana Daggubati's voice

South superstar Rana Daggubati has been roped in to lend his voice for Thanos for the Telugu dub of Marvel's highly anticipated "Avengers: Infinity War".

17 May 2017


The Bahubali Effect - South re-releases look to strike gold

Only two weeks after release, the Hindi version of 'Bahubali: The Conclusion' emerged as the highest grosser of all-time, surpassing Aamir Khan's 'Dangal'.